Monday, August 13, 2012

Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2012

The shortlist for the first Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Book of the Year has been announced:

Charles Cumming – A Foreign Country (Harper Collins)
Will Jordan – Redemption (Random House)
Denise Mina – Gods & Beasts (Orion)

The Award seeks to recognise and reward excellence in Scottish crime writing, first published between 1 August 2011 and 31 July 2012. Over 40 books of fiction and non-fiction were submitted by UK publishers. Eligible books were by writers born in Scotland, by writers living in Scotland, or books set in Scotland.

Read more about this new convention, Bloody Scotland, held 14-16 September in Stirling, here.

From my database I can identify the eligible fiction titles based on nationality but I don't record residence(!) or non-fiction titles so I have missed some titles (links are to Euro Crime reviews).

Eligible fiction titles


A. Titles by writers born in Scotland
Lin Anderson - Picture Her Dead
M C Beaton - Death of a Kingfisher
M C Beaton - Agatha Raisin as the Pig Turns
Tony Black - The Storm Without
Tony Black - Murder Mile
Sean Black - Gridlock
P J Brooke - Death's Other Kingdom
Christopher Brookmyre - When the Devil Drives
Julie Corbin - Do Me No Harm
James Craig - Never Apologise, Never Explain
Charles Cumming - A Foreign Country
James Douglas - The Doomsday Testament
Gordon Ferris - Bitter Water
Neil Forsyth - San Carlos
Gillian Galbraith - The Road to Hell
Andrea Gillies - The White Lie
Alex Gray - A Pound Of Flesh
Gerald Hammond - The Unkindest Cut
Ewart Hutton - Good People
Quintin Jardine - As Easy as Murder
Quintin Jardine - Funeral Note
Paul Johnston - The Silver Stain
Doug Johnstone - Hit & Run
William Jordan - Redemption
Philip Kerr – Prague Fatale
Alanna Knight - The Seal King Murders
Alanna Knight - Deadly Legacy
Stuart MacBride - Birthdays for the Dead
Val McDermid - The Retribution
Pat McIntosh - The Fourth Crow
Grant McKenzie - K.A.R.M.A.
Shona Maclean - Crucible of Secrets
Catriona McPherson - Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses
Michael J Malone - Blood Tears
David Mark - The Dark Winter
Peter May – The Lewis Man
Louise Millar - The Playdate
Denise Mina - Gods and Beasts
G J Moffat - Protection
Stef Penney - The Invisible Ones
Danielle Ramsay - Vanishing Point
Ian Rankin - The Impossible Dead
Craig Robertson - Cold Grave
Craig Russell – Dead Men & Broken Hearts
Sara Sheridan - Brighton Belle
Anna Smith - To Tell the Truth
Alexander McCall Smith - The Limpopo Academy Of Private Detection
The Mulgray Twins - Suspects All!
Christopher Wallace - Killing the Messenger

B. Titles by writers living in Scotland (but not born in Scotland!)

Anne Perry - A Sunless Sea
Anne Perry - A Christmas Homecoming
Anne Perry - Dorchester Terrace

More Scottish authors and their titles (with reviews of many) are listed on the Euro Crime website

1 comment:

Paul Pender said...

An eligible non-fiction title is The Butler Did It by Paul Pender